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ENGLISH TACK REPAIRS
CROWN STRAPS
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 REPLACE CROWN STRAP ON ENGLISH BRIDLE
This repair involves replacing the crown strap on an English bridle
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.47
BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP (WIDTH WILL VARY FROM 3/4-1 1/4 DEPENDING ON WIDTH OF CHEEK PIECES)
9.59
4.51
1
BUCKLE THAT MATCHES BUCKLES ON BRIDLE
0.51
0.51
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.90
     MATERIALS COST
5.92
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.31
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
6.23

1.32

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00  PER HOUR
52.80
59.03
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 45.00 PER HOUR
59.40
65.63
        HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

66.00
72.23
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
72.60
78.83
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
79.20
85.43

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT OUT STRAP AND LOOP STOCK LENGTHS
9.00
DAMPEN AND CREASE STRAP
8.00
BEVEL STRAP, DYE, AND POLISH EDGE
23.00
LAP SKIVE AND PUNCH BUCKLE SLOT
2.00
STITCH, BLOCK, AND CREASE RUNNING LOOP. ALLOW TO DRY
7.00
MARK STITCHES, TACK UP, AND STITCH BUCKLE AND FIXED LOOP IN
25.00
BLOCK LOOP
1.00
MARK AND REVERSE PUNCH HOLES     
4.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
79.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.32
MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
 BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP (WIDTH WILL VARY FROM 3/4-1 1/4 DEPENDING ON WIDTH OF CHEEK PIECES)
1
45.00
45.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
45.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
22.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.47



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